We will be reopening to visitors on 28th May 2021. Please check the website for up to date information about opening hours.

Take an adventure to the Lake District’s newest all-weather museum, a vibrant, family-friendly place dedicated to the boats, people and the rich history of Windermere, England’s largest natural lake. Our spectacular museum reflects industry and engineering in one of England’s most famously beautiful locations, the Lake District National Park. A working destination, committed to conserving, saving and sharing its internationally important collection.

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Cumbria Museum Consortium supports the ICOM statement concerning the invasion of Ukraine by Russian Federation military forces. We express solidarity with and support for the people of Ukraine, including our colleagues in the museum and heritage sector. #StandWithUkraine

 

"I scarcely had one night of quiet sleep, / Such ghastly visions had I of despair, / And tyranny, and implements of death"
(Wordsworth, The Prelude, Book X, 1805)